What is Gassho-zukuri? Descriptions and detail links

 What is Gassho-zukuri? Gassho-zukuri is a house built of wooden beams combined to form a steep thatched roof that resembles two hands together. You can see houses such as these in other parts of the country. In Shirakawa, they are called ‘’Kiritsuma-Gassho-zukuri,’’ and the roof can be looked triangular just like a standing book open. … More What is Gassho-zukuri? Descriptions and detail links

My wonderful trip to Shirakawa-go Gassho-zukuri Village (From the departure to the return)

There are lots of fun, surprise and excitement, I had for all the way, both to and return back to my University. The most impression I made was on the way we went to the site, there are lots of wonderful views that I had never ever seen before. The road varied in types, including … More My wonderful trip to Shirakawa-go Gassho-zukuri Village (From the departure to the return)